The University of Twente Scholarship (UTS) is awarded to qualified students from non-EU/EEA nations who are applying to the University of Twente’s graduate program (MSc).
|Host Institute||University of Twente|
|Eligible Nationality||Non-EU/EEA nations|
|Fellowship Type||Lumsum Stipend|
|Benefits||up to €22,000 with a chance of an additional scholarship of up to € 12,000/year|
|Closing Dates||1 February 2024, 1 May 2024|
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The University of Twente
The University of Twente, often known as Universiteit Twente (abbreviated UT) is a public technical university situated in Enschede, Netherlands. Several central rating tables have ranked the university among the top 170 universities worldwide. Furthermore, Keuzegids Universiteiten, the most important national university ranking, named UT the finest technical institution in The Netherlands.
Benefits of the University of Twente Scholarship
The following are the benefits of the University of Twente Scholarship:
- 3,000–22,000 euros over the course of a year (around 50 scholarships offered). Make sure you read the details regarding two-year study programs below if you have applied for a two-year program. The award is intended to cover study-related expenses. The scholarship recipient is free to choose how to use the funds. There are no expenses (like tuition) that will be covered by us. Students enrolled in a two-year study program may be eligible to earn an additional UTS to cover second-year expenditures, equivalent to the amount received in the first year.
- Recipients of UTS may be eligible for an additional scholarship (up to € 12,000), the Kipaji Scholarship (only for programs beginning in September 2024). To be qualified for a Kipaji Scholarship, you must submit an application for a University of Twente Scholarship (UTS). You are suggested to express your interest in the application motivation if you are qualified for and interested in the Kipaji scholarship.
To qualify for a University of Twente Scholarship, you must fulfill each of the following requirements.
- The process of applying for a UT scholarship is different from the University of Twente’s course admission application process. You must first obtain an academic admission letter, regardless of funding.
- You have been (provisionally) accepted into a qualifying UT Master’s program, to begin in September of the academic year 2024/2025. Please be aware that you might not receive the results for up to eight weeks after completing your application.
- Having a student number is a necessity.
- You do not meet the requirements for a Netherlands entrance visa (if applicable);
- You have not completed a UT (under)graduate program;
- You meet the requirements of the general English language test. Academic IELTS 6.5 (or a TOEFL iBT of 90) plus an extra 6.0 (or a TOEFL iBT of 20) on the speaking skills subscore
- A Dutch study loan is not available to you;
- The University of Twente Scholarship is only awarded to deserving students. This usually indicates that you are in the top 5–10% in your class.
Round 1 application deadline:
- The application will open on October 15, 2023, at 9:00 CET.
- Application forms close at 16.00 CET on February 1, 2024 (for programs beginning in September 2024).
Round 2 application deadline:
- Application forms open at 16.00 CET on February 1, 2024.
- Application forms close at 16.00 CET on May 1, 2024 (for programs beginning in September 2024).
Applying for a Master’s program is a prerequisite. You can apply for the scholarship using your student number after submitting an application for a Master’s program and receiving a (conditional) admission letter. Dutch and/or current UT students are not eligible for UTS. EU/EEA students are not permitted to enroll in the UTS. The Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC) does not offer the UTS for Master’s programs. For the pre-Master program, the UTS is not offered.
An application submitted in round 2 is not taken into consideration if your application was denied in round 1. One UT scholarship may be awarded to you exclusively.